Australian Trachoma Surveillance Report 2012

Data Collection Form—Active cases of Trachoma

Trachoma screening and management data for 2012 were provided to the National Trachoma Surveillance and Reporting Unit by the Northern Territory (NT), South Australia (SA), Western Australia (WA) and Queensland (Qld). Data were analysed by region in the NT, SA and WA, with five regions in the NT, four in SA and four in WA. Queensland screened six communities and its data was aggregated for analysis. Jurisdictional authorities had designated 204 remote Aboriginal communities as being at risk of endemic trachoma in 2012.

Page last updated: 23 December 2013

Summary form 1—Active cases of Trachoma

The completed form was forwarded from the jurisdictional coordinators to the NTSRU for checking and analysis.

Summary form 1—Active cases of Trachoma was used to collect data at the community level when assessing active cases of Trachoma in male and female children with screening questions on:
  • Estimated number of Aboriginal children in the community/school
  • Number of children examined for trachoma
  • Number of children with TI
  • Number of children with TF
  • Number of children active trachoma (TF and/or TI)
  • Number of children with TS
  • Number of children examined for clean face
  • Number of children with clean face
  • Number of children with absence of clean face and active trachoma
  • Number of children requiring treatment with azithromycin
  • Number of active cases who received treatment with azithromycin in total
  • Number of active cases who received treatment with azithromycin within two weeks of screening

Note the below image is a sample only. For further information, refer to the PDF document Australian Trachoma Surveillance Report 2012


This form was forwarded from the jurisdictional coordinators to the NTSRU for checking and analysis. Its purpose was to record active cases of Trachoma at the community level in male and female children screened for trachoma between the age 1 to 4, 5 to 9 and 10 to 14 years.

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